Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone With 5.8-Inch Oled Display to Launch in 2017-2018: Report

In 2014, Apple introduced two new screen sizes to its iPhone lineup: 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. It appears the Cupertino-based company plans to give its users one more option as soon as next year. According to a report, Apple is working on a 5.8-inch iPhone with an Oled display and a launch time-frame currently set for 2017 or 2018. A report ... Read More »

Chinese Couple Reportedly Sells Infant Daughter to Buy iPhone

In a shocking incident, a Chinese couple allegedly sold their new born 18-day-old baby daughter for $3,530 to buy an iPhone. A Duan, father of the child, from Fujian Province in country’s southeast found a buyer for his 18-day-old child on the social media site QQ, who paid $3,530 (CNY 23,000 or roughly Rs. 2,38,000) for the baby, state-run People’s ... Read More »

Apple Is Reportedly Thinking Small for Its Next iPhone, iPad

With all the headlines about Apple and the FBI in the past couple of weeks, it may be hard to remember that it’s nearly time for the company to launch new products again. Apple reportedly will hold an event on March 21 to show off updated versions of the iPhone and iPad. And rumor has it that Apple’s going to ... Read More »

US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case

Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone. The government’s 45-page brief comes a week after US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein issued his decision in a routine drug case, dealing ... Read More »

Apple SVP Craig Federighi Calls FBI’s iPhone Demands ‘Disappointing’

Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President says that law enforcement wants his company to roll back the security standard of the iOS mobile operating system to intentionally make it less secure. Strongly disagreeing with law enforcement’s stance on the matter, Federighi has pushed the company’s view forward and explained why it matters. Federighi in an opinion piece on the Washington ... Read More »

iPhone Could Identify Unknown San Bernardino Attacker, Says Prosecutor

Information contained in an encrypted iPhone could help finally answer whether there was a third assailant in the San Bernardino terror attack that killed 14 people, according to court papers filed by the county’s district attorney. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said Friday that the question of a third attacker has nagged investigators despite no supporting evidence. “We’ve never ... Read More »

US Police Say Criminals Like Apple’s iPhone Because of Encryption

Some criminals have switched to new iPhones as their “device of choice” to commit wrongdoing due to strong encryption Apple Inc has placed on their products, three law enforcement groups said in a court filing. The groups told a judge overseeing Apple’s battle with the US Department of Justice on Thursday that, among other things, they were aware of “numerous ... Read More »

Does an Extremist’s iPhone Contain a ‘Cyber Pathogen’?

A local prosecutor has offered an unusual justification for forcing Apple to help hack an iPhone used by a San Bernardino mass killer: The phone might have been “used as a weapon” to introduce malicious software to county computer systems. San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos acknowledged to The Associated Press that there’s no evidence of malicious software in ... Read More »

Intel to Make ‘Significant Portion’ of the iPhone 7’s LTE Modems: Report

Apple’s next flagship smartphone, expected to be named the iPhone 7, will reportedly have some of its innards made by Intel. According to an analyst at CLSA Securities, Intel has secured orders for a “significant portion” of the cellular modems on Apple’s next-generation iPhone. The analyst adds that Apple isn’t looking to completely cut its reliance on Qualcomm. CLSA analyst ... Read More »

Google, Microsoft, Other Rivals Back Apple Ahead of iPhone Ruling

Tech industry leaders including Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp, AT&T and more than two dozen other Internet and technology companies were filing legal briefs on Thursday asking a judge to support Apple Inc in its encryption battle with the US government, court documents and sources familiar with the companies’ plans said. The rare display of unity and support ... Read More »